The Grand Palace

 

 

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The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is located in one corner of this outer court. The Central Court is where the residence of the King and halls used for conducting state business were located. Only two of the throne halls are open to the public, but you’ll be able to marvel at the exquisite detail on the facades of these impressive structures.
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As entry includes the Emerald Buddha and the Reclining Buddha you could easily spend a whole day here.
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There is so much to see and photograph, from statues, stupas, ponds, Wats and various other buildings and all of them are extremely well decorated and usually overwhelmed in gold paint (or leaf). It really is a spectacular site to see.
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Undoubtedly the city’s most famous landmark. Built in 1782 – and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government – the Grand Palace of Bangkok is a grand old dame indeed, that continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail, all of which is a proud salute to the creativity and craftsmanship of Thai people.